Planning for Physical & Mental Incapacity

Planning for Physical & Mental Incapacity

We don’t like to talk about the prospect of physical or mental incapacity. At the least, physical and mental incapacity only happens to very old people, right? We would like to believe that we will be completely lucid and with full control of our faculties right...
Invalid Will: Proof Of An Unsound Mind?

Invalid Will: Proof Of An Unsound Mind?

Does an invalid will always mean that the will-maker has an unsound mind, or lacks testamentary capacity? Mixing certain prescribed drugs with alcohol can have unwanted effects, one of which is that we lose the capacity to make informed decisions. Sometimes mental...
How To Add A Titanic Clause To Your Estate Planning

How To Add A Titanic Clause To Your Estate Planning

A Titanic clause is something you should consider when reviewing your estate planning. Also known a simultaneous death, a Titanic clause provides detail about what should happen if both you and your spouse or de facto partner pass away at the same time. It can also...